News

On this page you can find announcements about publication dates and updates about our work.

Publication of LA post type data

09 Mar 2016

We are pleased to announce that the breakdown of LA post types for years 2008 to 2014 was published on Wednesday 9th March (available here). The spreadsheets present headcount and WTE (whole time equivalent) data of all filled posts in local authority social work services where those employed do not work in a registered care service. This therefore covers staff working primarily in field social work services.

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Revised report published on SVQs in the Social Service Sector 2012 - 2014

01 Mar 2016

We are pleased to announce the publication of the revised SVQs in the Scottish Social Service Sector 2012 - 2014 Report, which can be downloaded here.

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Revision to age cohort data

11 Sep 2015

We have identified an issue with the age cohort data in the interactive visualisation and detailed workforce information spreadsheets for 2008-2013.

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Publication of 2014 Workforce Data Report

27 Aug 2015

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Social Service Sector: Report on 2014 Workforce Data was published on 30th September 2014 (available here).

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Publication of 2014 MHO Report

25 Aug 2015

We are pleased to announce that the Mental Health Officers (Scotland) 2014 Report was published on Tuesday 25th August 2015 (available here).

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Publication of report on SVQs for 2012, 2013 and 2014

13 Aug 2015

We are pleased to announce the publication of the SVQs in the Scottish Social Services Sector 2012 - 2014 report which provides annual summaries of new registrations and awards issued for 2012, 2013 and 2014, and some trends for the period 2006 - 2014. The report also shows SVQ registrations by quarter for the years 2012 - 2014, and can be downloaded here.

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